Paediatrics (or pediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.
Neonatology is a subdomain of pediatrics, which solely attend the medical needs of newborn infants, predominantly the ill or premature newborn.
Medical issues common among such babies include low birth weight, birth defects, sepsis, pulmonary hypoplasia etc.
Having a neonatal intensive care unit (NICUs) is crucial in this regard, this facility provides medical support to the babies, who are otherwise incapable of surviving on their own. In Ajara Hospitals, there are eight (6 + 2 bedded isolation unit for highly infectious baby) beds.
It offers treatment and care for both out-born and inborn babies. Further more, the transportation for selected high-risk mothers and sick infants from other centers.